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World Cup Fantasy 2019 – South Africa vs India Fantasy Cricket Preview

Author: Bidisha Halder
by Bidisha Halder
Posted: Jun 07, 2019

At long last, India will get their battle in progress in the on-going World Cup Fantasy on Wednesday against South Africa. This is South Africa's third game and they are as of now stuck in an unfortunate situation in the wake of losing their initial two matches to England and Bangladesh individually. Another loss will put their fortunes into the doldrums and Faf du Plessis will trust that his troops venture capable against the Men dressed in Blue.

South Africa have tormented with injuries also and the most recent to be added to the rundown is Lungi Ngidi. Dale Steyn is destined to play while Hashim Amla is required to return too to reinforce the batting line-up. Aiden Markram looks set to miss this game with David Miller performing modestly in the past experience while Faf du Plessis will keep on batting at three.

Concerning India, they may be gotten up to speed between playing three authentic seamers with Hardik Pandya as the fourth choice. They likewise have the choice to play either Ravindra Jadeja and one of the two wrist spinners or both the wrist spinners in Kuldeep Yadav and Yuzvendra Chahal. South Africa are helpless against turn and India may be enticed to go with the last mentioned.

Match Details

The eighth match of the ODI fantasy World Cup 2019 will be played between South Africa and India at The Rose Bowl in Southampton.

Pitch Report

The cloudy conditions and downpour may prompt the pitch helping the crease bowlers. Be that as it may, The Rose Bowl has as a rule been brimming with runs. The residential One-Day Cup saw scored around and more than 300 in the five matches, while Australia and Sri Lanka scored 297 and 239 runs batting first individually in the warm-up matches.

Normal first innings score: 294 (last seven One-Day matches at the scene including the Fantasy World Cup warm-ups)

Record of the pursuing groups: Won – 3; Lost – 4

Plausible Playing XIs

South Africa

Quinton de Kock (wk), Hashim Amla, Faf du Plessis, Rassie van der Dussen, David Miller, JP Duminy, Andile Phehlukwayo, Chris Morris, Dale Steyn, Kagiso Rabada, Imran Tahir.

Seat: Lungi Ngidi, Dwaine Pretorius, Aiden Markram, Tabraiz Shamsi.


Rohit Sharma, Shikhar Dhawan, Virat Kohli (C), KL Rahul, Vijay Shankar, MS Dhoni, Hardik Pandya, Mohammed Shami, Ravindra Jadeja, Kuldeep Yadav, Jasprit Bumrah.

Seat: Kedar Jadhav, Yuzvendra Chahal, Bhuvneshwar Kumar, Dinesh Karthik.

Team News:

Lungi Ngidi endured hamstring damage in the past match and is precluded for a week or something like that. He is set to miss this match.

Dale Steyn was seen bowling not long after the match against Bangladesh and is relied upon to come back to the group.

Hashim Amla likewise is required to be fit for this match.

Kedar Jadhav was seen rehearsing in the nets however is as yet farfetched for this match. Whenever fit, he is bound to play in front of Vijay Shankar.

Virat Kohli was hit to his left side thumb a few days back and has recuperated from the damage. He has been announced fit to play.

Captain and Vice-Captain Selection:

Captain Options: Virat Kohli, Faf du Plessis, KL Rahul, Shikhar Dhawan.

Vice - Captain Options: Hardik Pandya, Quinton de Kock, Rohit Sharma.

Fantasy League Playing 11

Wicket-Keepers – MS Dhoni, Quinton de Kock

Batsmen – Rohit Sharma, KL Rahul (C), Faf du Plessis, Hashim Amla, David Miller

All-Rounders – Hardik Pandya (VC)

Bowlers – Jasprit Bumrah, Kuldeep Yadav, Dale Steyn.

Expert Advice:

On the off chance that the ball swings forthright and India are batting first, it is better not to pick Rohit Sharma as he is amazingly helpless against the moving ball. Same is the situation with South Africa and Hashim Amla can be disregarded.

On account of breakdown, MS Dhoni plays until the end, he can be a decent alternative for the multipliers.

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Author: Bidisha Halder

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